Mili is a fantastic romance in which Shekar has moved into an apartment block and does not like the place but sees Mili who he slowly falls in love with only to find out that she only has 2-3 weeks to live.

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Mr. Khanna
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Shekhar Dayal
Usha Kiran ...
Sharda Khanna
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Ranjeet Khanna
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Runa Singh
Rajnath
Naina Apte
Aarti
Shahana
Chandra
Arabind
Nandita Aras
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Mili Khanna
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Shekhar Dayal has moved into a new neighborhood, and is just not pleased with the new surroundings. He resents the noise children make while playing, as he prefers quiet and solitude. His reclusion is shattered when his neighbor, Mili, comes into his life. At first he hates the intrusion, but then grows to be fond, and then ultimately fall in love with her. When the time comes for him to propose to this sunny, cheerful, and positive young lady, he is told that she has only a few more months to live. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Mili was the last film composed by Sachin Dev Burman, before he went into a near year long coma preceding his death. His last composed song was 'Badi sooni sooni hai', sung by Kishore Kumar See more »

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Badi Sooni Sooni Hain
Sung by Kishore Kumar
Music composed by Sachin Dev Burman
Lyrics by Yogesh
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Amitabh plays a recluse, morose person
10 March 2007 | by (Mumbai, India) – See all my reviews

This is a superb performance by Amitabh and Jaya, no doubt extracted by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Throughout the film, you actually go thru the helplessness, the passim that the protagonist, Shekhar feels. First when he is a hapless morose who finds it difficult to even communicate with the outside world. And then just when he sees rays of hope, when he falls in love with Mili, he is shattered knowing that the one person who has bought love and a cause for him to live, will be leaving him forever. The ending sequence and how Shekhar(Amitabh) then reacts to the fact that Mili would leave him has been portrayed very well.

See this film to appreciate the genius of Mukherjee's story telling ability (the film starts with a flashback). Amitabh's, Jaya's and Ashok Kumars performances are classy. You don't get to see many such movies made today. Mili is already a classic.


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